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was the fact he was able to get the all-powerful rupert murdoch media machine behind him in the late '90s. rupert murdoch was just as right wing then as he is now. but his right-wing tabloid "the sun," which is as dominant in british tabloid media as fox news is anywhere cable news, tony blair convinced the conservative rupert murdoch to have the conservative "sun" tabloid get behind the blair candidacy. this right-wing paper, "the sun," endorsed the labour party and tony blair. so after nearly two decades of the labour party in exile, tony blair got rupert murdoch's backing. that helped him get elected prime minister. labour got to be in charge of britain for the next decade. george w. bush got a new poodle. and we all got the iraq war. whatever you think of what tony blair did with his time in power, his rise to power was skilled, very skilled. and that skill was manifest in part with his triumph in the murdoch primary. josh marshall at the website talking points memos has been writing about this. he wrote about it this past summer and again today. the idea of the murdoch primary everyb
. >>> 2011 was kind of a year to forget for rupert murdoch. we'll look back at the hacking scandal that stopped the presses at the news of the world forever but inspired lots of column inches elsewhere. >>> now, all the currencies that you see here have strengthened against the u.s. dollar this tuesday, if only slightly, in this rather light trading. the euro and pound are up by between a fifth and a quarter of 1% while the yen is up over .1%. the euro is comfortably above 1.30 having gone down obviously in recent sessions to comfortably below 1.30 against the u.s. dollar by half a cent below that. recovering a cent and some change from the low it touched in 2011. >>> speaking of 2011, looking back over the year, news corporation has arguably made as many headlines as it has written this year. that's hardly surprising when one of the company's most popular outlets, "the news of the world," a tabloid sunday newspaper here in britain, was shut down altogether. the phone hacking scandal that enveloped the murdoch empire cost dozens of people their job. for a time it looked as if it wo
tantalizing moment, he was talking about rupert murdoch's dismisses arguments about the commission. >> it might not be his recollection. i can ask him for his recollection when we get there. >> that would mean that rupert murdoch himself will be called to give evidence. piers morgan signed off from the inquiry with a complaint. he said he felt like a badly treated rock star. his low points were constantly replayed but his successes were ignored. >> and other news, iraq's vice president has denied any wrongdoing after a warrant was issued for his arrest on terrorism-related charges. he described as fabricated the acquisition that he was linked to attacks on government officials. he accused prime minister maliki of being the plot to embarrass him. invalid's football association has banned -- england's football association has banned luis suarez for 8 games during an incident. pity the american dream. this caused many people from around the world to these shores but it has taken something of a beating. the latest census figures show how damaging the crisis has been. only one in -- one
a bit of it. >> okay. my last question is for you, mr. rupert murdoch. you said that your friend 52 years i think has stepped down and has resigned because he was in charge of the company at the time. in other words he said he was the captain of the ship and therefore he was lobbying. is it not the case that you for the captain of the ship, you are the chief executive officer of news corporation but you are in charge of it and you do not regard yourself as a hint of chief executive. this terrible thing happened on your watch. [inaudible] >> no. >> why not? >> because i feel that people i trusted him i'm not saying who, let me down and i think they behaved distastefully and be treated the company and me. i think that frankly prime the best person to clear this up. specs before mr. murdoch. i do very much appreciate your and encourage and having seen this through despite what just happened to you. thank you. >> thank you [inaudible] when you signed off on the payment, did you see or were you made aware of that transcript that he had? >> nope. i was not aware of that at the time. >> th
a candidate survive a securing on "the daily show" and "saturday night live"? >>> and rupert murdoch's team caught in a new con of spying. tl bud i'm stild stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't un-stuff your nose. really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your stuffy nose. [ deep breath ] thank you! that's the cold truth! [ tires screech ] [ crying ] [ applause ] [ laughs ] [ tires screech ] [ male announcer ] your life will have to flash by even faster. autodrive brakes on the cadillac srx activate after rain is detected to help improve braking performance. we don't just make luxury cars. we make cadillacs. how do you know which ones to follow? the equity summary score consolidates the ratings of up to 10 independent research providers into a single score that's weighted based on how accurate they've been in the past. i'm howard spielberg of fidelity investments. the equity summary score is one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. get 200 free trades today and explore your next inv
? >> no. >> another major scandal involved a global media corporation, the one run by rupert murdoch with a slew of top executives arrested in a massive phone hacking operation. >> did you close the paper down because of the criminality? >> yes, we felt ashamed at what had happened and wanted to bring it to a close. >> and there were the inevitable political sex scandals. one topping a congressman, one exposing the dark side of a french politician, still another forcing a candidate out of the presidential race. >> is there a picture out there was you in your drawers that you are worried about? >> i think any normal person could say with certainty whether a picture was a photo of them or not. >> that's not a public of you? >> you know, i can't say with certitude my system was hacked. pictures can be manipulated, dropped in and inserted. >> strauss-kahn who denies all charge pleaded not guilty and was released in house arrest. what do you want? >> i want justice. i want him to go to jail. i want him to know you cannot use your power like this. >> i know these are awkward questions, but
-:05 rick folbbum / fox news correspondent (on-cam intro and on-cam fox tag) 2:48-2:53 rupert murdoch / chairman & ceo, news corporation -------------------------------- -------------------------------- -------------------------------- -------------------------------- -------------------------------- ---------------------------- folbaum says: "two thousand eleven : a year of scandals ranging from the silly to the sickening. there were ppenty of surprises, and some ugly shocks."charlie sheen claimed he was 'winning!'a"a&but e looked like hollywood's 'biggest loser'a"a&after hurling vile insults at his bosses. arnold schwarzenegger and maria shriver...theii twenty-five year marriage á terminatedá...after arnold admits fathering their housekeeper's son. d-c...competing with hollywood in the "sex-capades."new york congressman anthony weiner resigns...after tweeting lewd pictures of himself to women. democraratic presidential candidate john edwards...indicted on charges he used illegal campaign donations...to hide his pregnant mistress. he's pleading not guilty. and republican c
was sort of vaguely mentioned by lord justice levin son that james and rupert murdoch could be called. >>> first, for you political junkies, the iowa caucuses are the first time the voters weigh in on the presidential candidates but it hasn't always been that way. what year were the iowa caucuses first used to kick off the nomination process. 1932, 1916 or 1972? if you know the answer, send me a tweet. i'll give a shout out to the first person with the right answer when we come back. ♪ sen♪ co-signed her credit card - "buy books, not beer!" ♪ ♪ut the second at she shut the door ♪ ♪ girl started blowing up their credit score ♪ ♪ she bought a pizza party for the whole dorm floor ♪ ♪ hundred pounds of makeup at the makeup store ♪ ♪ and a ticket down to spring break in mexico ♪ ♪ but her folks didn't know 'cause her folks didn't go ♪ ♪ to free-credit-score-dot-com hard times for daddy and mom. ♪ >>> welcome back, a moment ago i asked you this, what year were the iowa caucuses first used to kick off the presidential nomination process. if you said c, 1972?
that the best medicine for me would be edgy story. rupert murdoch had just bought the "wall street journal" and dow jones. and light from my rehab room i was, you know, looking up everything we had done on rupert murdoch been talking to the reporters who were going to work on a big story about him. and he was right. it was a great spirit lifter and a great thing to focus on instead of myself. >> to talk about tumbling 100 feet down to hell and yosemite. >> i did. >> what year was that. >> that was a year ago, a little over a year ago. i probably should not have been rage or mountain climbing. i went on a pretty steep climb of a beautiful place called specimen rich. on the way down i hit some scree and just lost my footing. so, yes. the fifties have been perilous for me. >> and then what happened, how much injury did you have? >> not terrible. i broke my arm. >> so this is all in the last four years. >> yes. the fifties have proven perilous. i have never had any accidents or been in hospital. >> i guess someone to ask you. >> how did you then get through these four years with all this healt
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